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€13 Million waste water treatment plant for Kumasi

Kumasi and its environs will soon benefit from a €13-million fully customised waste water treatment plant to be known as the Kumasi Waste Water Treatment Plant (KWWTP). The project, which will be completed in 18 months, is the result of a partnership between the Jospong Group of Companies (JGC) and a Hungarian engineering technology firm, Pureco Limited. The water treatment ...

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Let’s unite against vigilantism -IGP appeals to Ghanaians

IGP, David Asante- Apeatu

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr David Asante-Apeatu, has urged Ghanaians to unite against vigilantism, saying all voices must speak against the phenomenon. “Vigilantism is not just a security problem; it has political connotations, with social consequences, and we all need to be honest in assessing the creation, usage and dangers of vigilante groups in our national discourse,” he stated. ...

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Vigilantism Is Criminal – NCCE Boss Declares

Madam-Josephine-Nkrumah-Chairperson, NCCE

The Chairperson of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Madam Josephine Nkrumah has described acts of vigilantism as criminal and has asked politicians to stay away from medling in it and to allow the police to deal ruthlessly with the perpetrators. She has therefore called on Ghanaians to delink activities of vigilante groups from politics, a solution she said, ...

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Military Hospital appeals for support to establish Orthopaedic centre

Brigadier-General-Michael-Akwasi-Yeboah-Agyapong

The Commander of the 37 Military Hospital in Accra, Brigadier General Michael Akwasi Yeboah Agyapong, has appealed to stakeholders and other corporate bodies to support the hospital to construct an orthopaedic centre. He said since the hospital was designated as a national disaster centre, various accident victims were brought there for medical care, including those with broken limbs even though ...

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First Lady To Champion Ban On Plastics In West Africa

The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has been selected as ‘Co-Champion’ of a continental campaign aimed at getting African countries to ban plastic products which generate waste. The campaign, which is on the theme: “Banning plastics towards pollution-free Africa”, was initiated by the Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture (DREA) of the African Union (AU) Commission to rid African cities ...

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Seven persons arrested in connection with Salaga Violence

Seven persons have been arrested by the police in the Savanna Region in connection with the violence in Salaga that resulted in the burning down of the New Patriotic Party(NPP) constituency office and some party billboards. The suspects were picked up in the early hours of Wednesday in Salaga upon intelligence to assist in further investigations. The irate youth went ...

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Mama Kwakyewaa Inter School Quiz Competition set for March 10

The Nana SKB Foundation in collaboration with the Nyantakyi family who are natives of Asokore are scheduled to organize an inter school quiz competition among the Junior High Schools in Asokore Traditional Area in the Sekyere East District of  the Ashanti Region on March 10, 2019. The Nyantakyi Family had devoted its resources for the educational development of Asokore Traditional ...

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‘Effective decentralization requires prudent financial management’

The success of decentralization requires sufficient financial resources to perform essential expenditure functions and responsibilities assigned to Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs), Executive Secretary of the Inter-Ministerial Coordinating Committee (IMCC) on Decentralization Ing.  Salifu Mahama has stated. This he said was one of the reasons why the Public Financial Management (PFM) Act of 2016 (Act 921), was passed to ...

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Scale up implementation of SDGs – Akufo-Addo to African leaders

President Nana Addo with former South African president Thabo Mbeki

President Akufo-Addo has admonished African leaders to strengthen their commitment and scale up momentum in their implementation of the 2030 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. This, according to President Akufo-Addo, is the best way to guarantee the prospects for success, adding that “posterity will be the judge of our determination and resolve.” The President made this known on Sunday when ...

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Disband vigilante groups now – Forum

The West Africa Nobles Forum (WANF), a non-governmental organisations, has added its voice the call on the government to disband all vigilante groups as a matter of urgency. “The rate at which these vigilante groups are springing up is very alarming and the wantonness of their actions is very dreadful. Our fledgling democracy is under serious threat by these groups ...

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